CCJ Top 250
Health & wellness
Another year, another New Year's statistic
Fleets have incentivized safety for years, and it's long past time that personal health rises to that standard.
January 1, 2023
Tech, coaching and cash improve Mississippi carrier's driver health
Gulf Relay added some extra touches to Espyr's fitness program which has reduced driver losses owed to health issues while instilling a greater appreciation for healthier living company wide.
December 29, 2022
The new age of driver recruitment leans into the power of social media
Melton Truck Lines takes advantage of social media as an advertising method with its new driver influencer program in which drivers post videos about their lives on the road.
December 1, 2022
Engagement is key in transportation wellness programs
Transportation health and wellness experts say implementing a wellness program isn't enough; engage drivers with things like fun competitions to encourage them to actually participate, ultimately benefitting the company's bottom line.
October 28, 2022
Desires and dysfunction: Root causes of driver dissatisfaction
Dysfunction stemming from poor physical and mental health include chronic loneliness, compulsive spending and poor coping skills when faced with disrespect and the desires for more pay, home time and respect seem to be a consequence.
October 26, 2022
Drivewyze integrates Safety Cloud hazard data
Also: Convoy offers new capabilities, and Trucker Path partners to offer insurance for truckers.
September 27, 2022
Drivers can't rely on truckstops to fuel their bodies like they do their tanks
According to the CDC, the majority of truckstops lack healthy food and exercise options for long-haul drivers, resulting in poor health conditions that can affect fleet safety.
August 9, 2022
SCOTUS set to hear vaccine mandate arguments today
The Sixth Circuit Court last month ruled that OSHA has the authority to require vaccinations, overruling a contradicting decision by the Fifth Circuit. Also: LTL carrier Saia inks deal for 100 Nikola BEVs; Top 250 fleet celebrating 40th anniversary.
January 7, 2022
Events cancelling amid COVID resurgence bring market uncertainty
Dr. William Schaffner from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases shared COVID insights with market experts from ACT Research and FTR.
August 27, 2021
Majority of drivers say they would resist vaccine, COVID testing requirements from fleets
Businesses can require COVID vaccinations and masks, but should they?
August 2, 2021
eCommerce boom presents safety and wellness challenges for drivers
As more consumers turned to eCommerce for safety and convenience, its heightened popularity put a strain on the trucking industry as truck drivers were tasked with delivering more goods at a faster rate.
April 14, 2021
N.C. carrier offering COVID vaccine to employees
Transportation employees that didn't meet certain age or preexisting condition guidelines might still not be able to get COVID vaccines in some states.
March 18, 2021
Wellness programs can be a lifeline for truck drivers, office staff during crisis
Hirschbach task forces and 24/7 hotline supports drivers, office staff and their families during the coronavirus crisis. See CCJ for the difference it makes.
May 15, 2020
Coronavirus challenges communication between carriers and drivers
When ACT drivers expressed workplace safety concerns regarding coronavirus, ACT listened. Find out how the fleet helped bridge the communication gap on CCJ.
April 28, 2020
Fleet manager with coronavirus credits CDC for reducing risk
After traveling abroad, Packer Transporation's general manager followed CDC recommendations. Within days, he tested positive for COVID-19. This is his story.
April 23, 2020
Cabin air filters can help in the fight against viruses, bacteria and fungi
Air filters are able to capture viruses, bacteria, and fungi, which can remain biologically active on them. Is it something to worry about? Details on CCJ.
April 9, 2020
Alabama Motor Express celebrates 30 years with 30 acts of kindness
“We’re a company that cares about our community and the future of the trucking industry,” said Scott White, president and chief executive of AMX. Details here.
December 17, 2018
Enrollment First health insurance adds Rolling Strong app for drivers
Enrollment First health insurance now includes Rolling Strong wellness program and mobile app for drivers.
June 19, 2018
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ATA's Spear talks congestion, driver shortage, more at Congressional hearing
ATA President and CEO was on a panel of industry reps during a hearing Wednesday of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Spear outlined some of trucking's biggest headwinds, including highway congestion, parking and more.
Freightliner debuts second SuperTruck
FirstFleet creates nextgen in-cab driver experience
Trucksmiths embracing change
Pay and benefits
Pay a top factor for driver turnover but 'not always an amount issue'
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